Press Releases

June 23, 2011   

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the Obama Administration’s announcement to release some of the Strategic Petroleum Reserves: “I applaud the Obama Administration’s announcement today that they will release 30 million barrels of…

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June 16, 2011   

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the resignation of Congressman Anthony Weiner: “Anthony Weiner has made a decision only he could make with the input of his family, friends and constituents.  I wish…

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June 11, 2011   

CLYBURN STATEMENT ON CONGRESSMAN WEINER WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement regarding Congressman Weiner: “I stand by my comments from last week that the full Caucus should address this issue when we meet next…

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June 3, 2011   

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today announces his opposition to two resolutions on the House floor concerning Libya. “The House made its position on Libya clear with last week’s amendment to the national Defense Authorization Act. We do…

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WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today issued the following statement on the May jobs report: “I am pleased to see job creation continues to move in a positive direction for the 15th straight month, but disappointed that we…

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May 17, 2011   

Columbia, SC – Sixth District Congressman and House Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today announced that the Port of Charleston will receive a federal commitment of $150,000 through the Corps of Engineers to begin a post-45 deepening study. This…

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May 6, 2011   

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today released the following statement on the Department of Labor report showing 244,000 jobs were added to the economy and marking the largest rise in private sector employment since February 2006. “The economy…

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May 4, 2011   

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn joined his Democratic colleagues today at a press conference to unveil the “Make It In America” agenda for the 112th Congress. Make it in America is a plan to support job creation today…

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WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today delivered remarks commending those responsible for the successful operation which resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden. Following are his remarks as prepared. “Mr. Speaker, I rise to commend and give…

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May 2, 2011   

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today commented on the announcement by President Obama that Osama bin Laden was killed in a U.S. operation at a compound in Pakistan under the President’s order. “This is a great day for…

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April 14, 2011   

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today commented on the first 100 days of the House Republican Majority. “Here we are, 100 days into the Republican majority and still we’ve seen no jobs bill. Last year, all we heard…

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April 13, 2011   

WASHINGTON, DC—Assistant Democratic Leader James E. Clyburn today commented on President Obama’s speech laying out a framework for shared prosperity and shared fiscal responsibility. “I think the President laid out a prudent plan for reducing our debt and getting our…

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